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WCML HSTs in the 2000s 18/01/2020 at 20:46 #122923
clive
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In the early 2000s Virgin ran some HSTs on the West Coast Main Line. Does anyone know if they were 2+7 or 2+8? What would the train length be in each case?
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WCML HSTs in the 2000s 18/01/2020 at 20:56 #122924
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I think the VWC allocated ones were standard 2+8 sets formed TGS TS TS TS TS TFRB TF TF
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Roughly 222m

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WCML HSTs in the 2000s 18/01/2020 at 22:38 #122925
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Sacro in post 122924 said:
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I think the VWC allocated ones were standard 2+8 sets formed TGS TS TS TS TS TFRB TF TF
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Roughly 222m
Definitely 2+8 sets both in BR and VWC days. Plenty of photographic evidence of it too. For instance:

http://www.penmorfa.com/Archive/eighteen.htm

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WCML HSTs in the 2000s 18/01/2020 at 23:10 #122926
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Sacro in post 122924 said:
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I think the VWC allocated ones were standard 2+8 sets formed TGS TS TS TS TS TFRB TF TF
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Roughly 222m
Thanks very much.

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